Agenda

Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday, 29th September, 2020 5.30 pm

Venue: Committee Room 1 - City Hall, Bradford

Contact: Asad Shah - 01274 432280 

Items
No. Item

A. PROCEDURAL ITEMS

1.

ALTERNATE MEMBERS (Standing Order 34)

The City Solicitor will report the names of alternate Members who are attending the meeting in place of appointed Members. 

 

2.

DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

(Members Code of Conduct - Part 4A of the Constitution)

 

To receive disclosures of interests from members and co-opted members on matters to be considered at the meeting. The disclosure must include the nature of the interest.

 

An interest must also be disclosed in the meeting when it becomes apparent to the member during the meeting.

 

Notes:

 

(1)       Members may remain in the meeting and take part fully in discussion and voting unless the interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest or an interest which the Member feels would call into question their compliance with the wider principles set out in the Code of Conduct.  Disclosable pecuniary interests relate to the Member concerned or their spouse/partner.

 

(2)       Members in arrears of Council Tax by more than two months must not vote in decisions on, or which might affect, budget calculations, and must disclose at the meeting that this restriction applies to them.  A failure to comply with these requirements is a criminal offence under section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992. 

 

(3)       Members are also welcome to disclose interests which are not disclosable pecuniary interests but which they consider should be made in the interest of clarity.

 

(4)       Officers must disclose interests in accordance with Council Standing Order 44.

 

3.

INSPECTION OF REPORTS AND BACKGROUND PAPERS

(Access to Information Procedure Rules – Part 3B of the Constitution)

 

Reports and background papers for agenda items may be inspected by contacting the person shown after each agenda item.  Certain reports and background papers may be restricted. 

 

Any request to remove the restriction on a report or background paper should be made to the relevant Strategic Director or Assistant Director whose name is shown on the front page of the report. 

 

If that request is refused, there is a right of appeal to this meeting. 

 

Please contact the officer shown below in advance of the meeting if you wish to appeal. 

 

(Asad Shah - 01274 432280)

 

4.

REFERRALS TO THE OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

Any referrals that have been made to this Committee up to and including the date of publication of this agenda will be reported at the meeting.

B. OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY ACTIVITIES

5.

WASTE SERVICES - RESPONSE TO THE COVID19 PANDEMIC TO DATE pdf icon PDF 431 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “F”) is to brief the Committee on the Service’s response to date with regards to the additional demands and operational difficulties encountered due to the Covid19 pandemic and its effects within the District.

 

Recommended –

 

Members are asked to consider this report and the obstacles that Waste Services have had to overcome to maintain this essential operation. Any recommendations to further aid with service provision are welcome.

 

(Richard Galthen – 01274 431217)

 

 

6.

FLY TIPPING IN THE BRADFORD DISTRICT. pdf icon PDF 327 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “G”) provides an update on Environmental Enforcement and provides information on the number of fly tips reported to the council and an analysis of relevant waste data.

 

Recommended

 

That the Committee continue to receive an annual update on fly tipping and enforcement actions for consideration.

 

The the 2021/22 update be scheduled for January 2022 and every year thereafter to allow future briefings to include benchmarking data and trend analysis drawn from DEFRA’s annual release which normally occurs in Oct/Nov of each year.

 

(Amjad Ishaq – 01274 431066, Stuart Russo – 01274 437146)

 

 

7.

REGENERATION AND ENVIRONMENT OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 81 KB

The report of the Chair of the Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Document “H”)presents the Committee’s Work Programme 2019-20.

 

Recommended –

 

That the Work programme 2019-20 continues to be regularly reviewed during the year.

 

(Caroline Coombs – 07970 413828)

 

 

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